- 1 hour and 5 minutes
- Product Type
- British Museum
- Presented by the same world-class experts as our walking tours, Context Lectures highlight must-see attractions, reveal hidden landmarks, and explore the best things to do during your trip so you don’t miss a thing.
Gary A. Rendsburg serves as the Blanche and Irving Laurie Chair in Jewish History and holds the rank of Distinguished Professor in the Department of Jewish Studies at Rutgers University, New Jersey. He is the author of seven books and more than 200 articles. His most recent book, How the Bible Is Written (Hendrickson, 2019), pays particular attention to the use of language to create literature. Professor Rendsburg has visited all the major archaeological sites of Israel, Egypt, and Jordan, plus he has excavated at Tel Dor and Caesarea. He has done extensive research on medieval Hebrew manuscripts at leading libraries, including the Bodleian Library in Oxford, the Cambridge University Library, the Vatican Library, Fisher Library in Sydney, the National Library of Israel, and the Library of Congress in Washington. During his career, Professor Rendsburg has served as visiting professor or visiting research scholar at the University of Oxford, the University of Cambridge, the University of Sydney, the Hebrew University, Bar-Ilan University, the Pontifical Biblical Institute (Rome), the University of Pennsylvania, UCLA, and the Getty Villa.
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